Admissions Scandal Already Has Book and TV Show in the Works

Admissions Scandal Already Has Book and TV Show in the Works

The college admissions bribery scandal already has a book in the works and that unreleased book is already getting a TV adaptation. Perhaps it was inevitable given that this news story has not left headlines since the story broke, but if you don’t know what I’m writing about then let me clue you into the broad strokes:   Federal investigators in case dubbed Operation Varsity Blues uncovered that parents were rigging entrance exams and paying bribes to school officials to have their children admitted as student-athletes even if the children didn’t play sports. This was mostly done through a college admissions …

Bestselling Author Donates Books to Raise Money in Search of Missing Hiker

Bestselling Author Donates Books to Raise Money in Search of Missing Hiker

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Author Scott Turow, whose books have sold over 30 million copies worldwide, has lent his support to the family of missing hiker Jesse Galganov, who vanished in Peru over a year ago. Galganov, a Canadian citizen and graduate of Connecticut’s Wesleyan University, was due to start medical school in Philadelphia in July 2018. An experienced hiker, Galganov last made contact with his mother, Alisa Clamen, on September 28th, 2017, advising her that he may be out of phone signal for a couple of days as he hiked the thirty-one mile Santa Cruz trail, but would be back in touch by October …

College Admissions Scandal Gains First Book Deal

College Admissions Scandal Gains First Book Deal

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The college admissions scandal has the whole world talking. Since last week, the scandal has revealed that over 40 people have been charged or arrested on charges of bribing college officials in order to get their children into elite colleges. Among those charged have been Desperate Housewive’s Felicity Huffman and Full House’s Lori Loughlin. Image Via PageSix Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter a book deal has been struck for this scandal. The book, titled Guilty Admissions from publisher Twelve Books, will take a closer look at the ringleader of the scheme, William ‘Rick’ Singer. Mr. Singer catered to wealthy parents, helping them bribe and cheat their way …